The first American player on the Korean baseball team, Tommy Edman (St. Louis Cardinals), led the team to escape from losing streak by scoring 5 RBIs alone.
Edmon started as a shortstop in the 3rd game of the 3rd home game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2023 Major League Baseball held at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, USA on the 20th (Korean time) and went 3 hits (1 home run) and 5 RBIs in 4 at-bats. He did a great job with 3 points on a walk.
He hit a long hit from his first at-bat. He appeared as the lead in the first inning when the match was 0-0, and opened the door with a double against Arizona’s 113 billion won veteran pitcher Madison Bumgarner. After the foul on the first pitch, he attacked the changeup on the second pitch, reported a hit in three games after the match against the Pittsburgh Pirates on the 17th, and even scored a goal when Dylan Carlson’s follow-up double hit.
Edmon, who took a walk with one out and first base in the second inning with a 3-2 lead, hit a three-run homer with two out and first and third basemen running away in the third inning, leading 4-3. With the appearance, Bumgarner’s first pitch was 76.2 miles (122 km), and he reported the second gun of the season in seven games after the match against the Colorado Rockies on the 12th. It was a valuable shot that brought victory in the early stages.
Edmon’s work continued.스포츠토토 He hit Peter Solomon with two outs and first and second basers in the fifth inning, leading 7–4, and hit a two-run triple to open the gap. It was an unfavorable count of 1B-2S, but he hit a 94 mile (151 km) four-seam fastball on the 4th pitch and broke the middle right. It was the moment when he completed 3 hits in 1 game of the 2nd season after 7 games since the game against Colorado on the 12th. Edman later scored the third point on Carlson’s timely hit.
Edmund, who finished the game in the 6th inning with the choice of third baseman fielder, raised his batting average from 2.41 to 2.74. He was a performance missing one single hit in his cycling hit.
St. Louis escaped its second consecutive defeat by defeating Arizona 14-5 with Edmon’s one-man show at the fore. With Edmon at the forefront, he gave Arizona starter Bumgarner 3 innings, 7 hits (1 home run), 4 walks, 2 strikeouts and 7 runs, giving him the pain of 3 losses of the season.
Meanwhile, Edman is a Korean player born as the second of two boys and one girl between a Korean mother Kwak Gyeong-ah and a college baseball coach father John Edman. However, he was not helpful to the team as he suffered a slump with a batting average of 1.8, 2 ri, and 2 RBIs in 3 games in the first round.